Operational guidance for the fire and rescue authorities: incidents in tunnels and underground structures

Operational Guidance issued by DCLG to promote and develops good practice within the Fire and Rescue authorities


Fire and Rescue Service Operational guidance - Incidents in Tunnels and Underground Structures

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The purpose of this guidance is to assist emergency responders to make safe, risk assessed, efficient and proportionate responses when attending and dealing with operational incidents in tunnels and underground structures.

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Published 23 March 2012